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Office Administrator - Translator

Date: Sep 7, 2022

Location: Elberfeld, IN, US, 47613

Company: North American Lighting

Job Summary

Who We Are 

North American Lighting Inc., member of the Koito Group of Companies, is the largest tier one automotive exterior lighting manufacturer in North America. As the market share leader in exterior automotive lighting, NAL provides advanced lighting technology, engineering design expertise, and state-of-the-art production capabilities to auto makers based in North America and around the world.  


Our Opportunity 

North American Lighting (NAL) is looking for an Office Administrator - Translator to join our team. The ideal candidate will provide the office/administrative support for the tool shop, including translation (Japanese to English) accounting, purchasing, human resources, and facility reporting functions.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Your Priorities 

  • Translations between English/Japanese.
  • Administers the company’s HR policies and programs on a local level.
  • Performs staffing function for the facility, and coordinates job offers and hiring with Corporate HR.
  • Tracks employee hours in Kronos.
  • Leads Activity Committee for local facility.
  • Purchases MRO items for facility.


Your Background 

Must be able to translate English and Japanese, plus:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an accounting or business related discipline, plus 2 to 4 years of accounting, human resources, and/or administrative experience OR 
  • Associate’s Degree in an accounting or business related discipline, plus 4 to 6 years of accounting, human resources, and/or administrative experience OR 
  • High School Diploma or GED, plus 6 to 8 years of accounting, human resources, and/or administrative experience.


Experience in a tool building or a manufacturing environment is preferred.

At North American Lighting

Team Member Benefits 

World class health insurance plans 

Award winning 401k plan 

Relocation assistance 

Paid time off (vacation, sick, holidays, etc) 

Supplier discounts (wireless, computer, vehicle, etc.) 

Company sponsored wellness program including gym reimbursement 

Diversity at NAL: 

The mission of NAL’s Diversity Committee is to facilitate NAL’s ongoing and continuing efforts to foster a culture and atmosphere of mutual respect, for the benefit of all Team Members from different backgrounds, perspectives, and abilities that represent our communities. 

You can learn more about NAL and our opportunities at 

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, genetic information, and veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Requisition ID: 8137

Location: Elberfeld 

Nearest Major Market: Evansville